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G20 FIT watch

29-03-2009 10:31

There were quite a few FIT out yesterday, even if they did try to keep a low profile.

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ITALY Fiore & European Neofascists march on Milan

29-03-2009 08:35

Sometimes they are back, again.
The congress is organized by Forza Nuova.
The theme is the all capital letters: "Our Europe: Peoples and Traditions against banks and usury."

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BNP Kept Out Of Luton

29-03-2009 08:29

Due to a good turn out against the BNP they were prevented from grouping in the Town Centre

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So what the hell happened today?

29-03-2009 03:02

photos & a question

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Gordon Brown spokesman replies about Gaza assault.

29-03-2009 02:56

Bill Rammell MP, minister of State at the Foreign Office replies to a letter about the Israeli assault on Gaza of December/January.

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CrimethInc: The SHAC Model

29-03-2009 01:04

Over the past decade, Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty—SHAC—has waged an international direct action campaign against Huntingdon Life Sciences, Europe’s largest contract animal testing corporation. By targeting investors and business partners of HLS, SHAC repeatedly brought HLS to the brink of collapse; it took direct assistance from the British government and an international counter-campaign of severe legal repression to keep the corporation afloat.

In the wake of this campaign, there has been talk of applying the SHAC model in other contexts, such as environmental defense and anti-war organizing. But what is the SHAC model, precisely? What are its strengths and limitations? Is it, in fact, an effective model? If so, for what?

This analysis explores these questions in depth, charting the history of anti-HLS organizing and reviewing subsequent attempts to utilize the same tactics.

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pics from today's 'put people first' march in london

28-03-2009 19:32

the front of the march
tens of thousands took to the streets in london this afternoon in the run-up to next week's G20 talks. they held placards protesting about a variety of connected issues including the banking crisis, climate change, worker's rights, and anti-war.

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CID offer large sums of money for information on smashEDO

28-03-2009 19:05

Corrupt cops offer cash reward for snitches!

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Make Economy History: PDF of leaflet response to G20 + Crisis

28-03-2009 18:17

PDF of leaflet given out on the Put People First! demo in London today.

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The Dark Dim Knight & Other Middle Class Militants

28-03-2009 17:06

Despite their oh so revolutionary rhetoric the G20 protesters don't really understand the lifestyles of those who have found themselves impoverished by current events. The vast majority of working class people do not hanker after the trappings of middle class consumerism, we are not the ultra-competitive wankers that their education system would like us to be. And yet Schnews has declared...

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Put People First march timeline

28-03-2009 16:44

Thousands marched through London today 'for Jobs, Justice and Climate' as part of a global campaign to challenge the G20 ahead of next weeks summit.

Indymedia London published a timeline of events from reports direct from the march...

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March 30th Global Day of Action to Boycott Israeli goods

28-03-2009 16:37

Everyone is urged to support the Global Day of Action on Monday 30th March by contacting Tescos and Waitrose Customer Services to complain about their practice of selling goods grown on Illegal Israeli settlements and misleadingly labelling some of these goods “West Bank”
Tescos 0800 505 555
Waitrose 0800 188 881

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Danish PM tipped to run Nato

28-03-2009 13:18

Watching out for NATO expansion

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FCO Finally Admits To Receiving Intelligence From Torture

28-03-2009 13:17

Following a substantial uphill battle, ex-ambassador to Uzbekistan Craig Murray posts today in his blog an analysis of the unavoidable admission from the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office that the UK government have a policy of obtaining intelligence from torture. In Craig's view, this is the most important event in several years of his attempting to expose this fact, and he urges anyone who cares for human rights to disseminate this story/URL as far and wide as possible.

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Abu Ghraib Torture Suit Against Defense Giant CACI Goes Forward

28-03-2009 12:44

In a blow to defense contracting giant, CACI International Inc., U.S. District Court Judge Gerald Bruce Lee ruled on March 18 that a lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) on behalf of torture victims held at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq can proceed.Denying CACI's motion to dismiss the former prisoners' claims, which allege multiple violations of U.S. law, including torture..

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Raymond Gilber - A Report By Bruce Kent

28-03-2009 11:59

Raymond Gilbert is still in prison with little hope of release soon. He was convicted in December ’81 of the murder of a bookmaker, John Suffield, in Liverpool. Suffield was stabbed to death on the morning of Friday 13th March that year. Convicted at the same time as Gilbert was John Kamara, who was eventually released by the Court of Appeal in 2000 after long years maintaining his innocence.

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Searching at Hyde Park

28-03-2009 11:33

Searching at Hyde Park
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